Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Charlie Nicholas delivers Champions League prediction
By James Walters / Published 5th December 2017
Charlie Nicholas says Atletico Madrid will hold Chelsea to a draw tonightGETTY
Charlie Nicholas says Atletico Madrid will hold Chelsea to a draw tonight
That’s the view of Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas.
Chelsea host Atletico in their final Champions League group stage clash this evening.
A win for Antonio Conte’s men would secure top spot in Group C.
However, Nicholas is backing Atletico to spoil Chelsea’s party and get a point at Stamford Bridge.
“I think Chelsea found a lot of their confidence in that win at Atletico,” Nicholas said to Sky Sports.
“Premier League sides have made some real statements in Europe this season, including Tottenham and Manchester City, and Chelsea’s win in Madrid was right up there.
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“Atletico are always stingy when they come to conceding goals”
“Roma are going to beat Qarabag so all Atletico really have is Diego Simeone’s hunger for revenge. They have picked their form up and have closed the gap on Barcelona.
“They are always stingy when they come to conceding goals, always ready for it when it comes to physical battles.
“Antoine Griezmann has also raised his game amid links to